Scholarship and research are more international today than ever before. That is why TUM supports early international and intercultural collaboration in research, and the creation of personal and institutional networks.

Stays Abroad

The TUM-GS offers financial support for doctoral candidates to perform research abroad and to participate in international conferences and symposia. [more]

EuroTech Universities Alliance

TUM is a member of the EuroTech Universities Alliance, a strategic partnership of six leading technical universities in Europe. Doctoral candidates benefit from expanded exchange opportunities. [more]

GlobalTech Universities Alliance

The GlobalTech alliance was founded in 2009. It is a worldwide network of some of the world’s leading technical universities. As part of the alliance, TUM and Imperial College London jointly organizes an annual international summer school under the theme "Cities of the Future". [more]

Joint supervision and exchange programs

Besides financial support for self-organized international research stays, doctoral candidates may also apply for structured joint supervision and exchange programs offered jointly by the TUM and international partner universities. [more]